• An Actor-Network Theory Examination Of Cheese And Whey Production In Ontario 

      Lougheed, Scott C. (2013-09-20)
      In this thesis, I explore the phenomena of cheese production in Ontario, Canada. I initiated this project after learning that some cheese producers in Ontario that were struggling to stay in business, in part because of ...
    • Placentations: Agential Realism and the Science of Afterbirths 

      Yoshizawa, Rebecca (2014-09-03)
      According to biological sciences, placentas are transient organs that are necessary for mammalian fetal development and produced by interaction of maternal and fetal cells, a process called “placentation.” The aim of this ...
    • Synaptic Connections 

      Canning, Christopher (2015-07-29)
      This project critically evaluates sociological and biological epistemological approaches to the study of mental health and illness, such as anti-psychiatry, social constructivism, Actor Network Theory, neuroscience, and ...
    • Vital Networks: The Biological Turn in Computation, Communication, and Control 

      Robinson, Sandra (2014-01-28)
      Networks, such as the Internet, are comprised of dense information flows with expansive, multi-directional reach that continuously change—and this changeability is what keeps the network active, relative, and vital. I call ...
    • What Is Obesity?: Complementary Discourses 

      Kuyvenhoven, Cassandra (2012-11-05)
      “What Is Obesity?: Complementary Discourses” seeks to present several perspectives on the entity ‘obesity’ in an effort to establish relationships, differences, and the possibility of critiques between and among the ...